AINmxReports » June 10, 2009

June 10, 2009 - 1:40pm

Chromalloy has implemented a new global sales structure, with each region of the world having a designated Chromalloy sales leader. “The intent of having team members dedicated to various regions throughout the world is for them to be able to ratchet up the level of service to gas-turbine engine operators,” said Tom van der Linden, Chromalloy vice president of sales.

June 10, 2009 - 1:34pm

DRF Luftrettung at Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport has obtained an EASA Part 147 certificate as a training organization. The certification allows the company to hold EC 135, BK 117 and BO 105 helicopter type rating courses for aircraft technicians. “The training course takes five weeks and consists of an engine course as well as theoretical and practical training of two weeks each.

June 10, 2009 - 1:33pm

Rolls-Royce has opened its new North American headquarters for On-Wing Care at Indianapolis International Airport. The $1 million, 14,000-sq-ft hangar and 11,000-sq-ft-shop provide line maintenance and “hospital level” support for all Rolls-Royce corporate and regional aircraft engines. A company spokesman said the facility can handle more than 100 engines a year.

June 10, 2009 - 1:23pm

Hawker Beechcraft has developed a maintenance training program, in partnership with FlightSafety International, for its product lines. The new MxPro program incorporates both academic and hands-on training. It immerses technicians in a learning environment specifically designed to replicate real-life service issues and events.

June 10, 2009 - 1:21pm

“The layoffs came primarily in initial engineering and design. Less affected were our main production activities such as building interiors, painting and flight test,” a Dassault Falcon spokesman told AIN in regard to the layoff of 111 workers last week from the Little Rock Completion Center.


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